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Children are analogue beings navigating a digital world

  Sandra Leaton Gray.  If you are a child today, you live your life almost completely in the public domain. Your baby photographs might be on Facebook before the first nappy change. By the time you start primary school, you

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Hey mum, the fridge has just let the burglars in

Rose Luckin.  I was stopped in my tracks as I was leaving the house the other morning when I heard Donald Toon, Director of Cyber Security at the National Crime Agency, talking to John Humphrys on the BBC Today programme.

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How AI can eradicate exam stress forever

Rose Luckin. The recent leaking of SAT papers and the growing body of evidence on the stress and anxiety experienced by students who have to sit a battery of tests and exams highlight an area of serious concern. It is

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Who will win the Next Gen Oscars?

Andrew Burn In this season of media excitement about the BAFTAs and Oscars, it seems reasonable for educators to ask where the next generation of film-makers might come from. Recent government policy in Arts education has certainly begun to take

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How shift to computer-based tests could shake up PISA education rankings

John Jerrim. The world’s most important examination is moving online. Since the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development launched the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2000, it has provided an influential and timely update every three years of

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